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Longtime Hillsborough educator Lyle Flagg dies
Lyle R. Flagg, a former principal and administrator who helped desegregate schools and encouraged the advancement of minority educators in his 40 years with Hillsborough County, died at 85.
Published on 05/22/13
Updated on 05/23/13
Smoke bomb set off at McLane school
Last time, it was pepper spray in the hallways of McLane Middle School.
Published on 05/14/13
Civil War history came easy to Brandon man
James B. Hayward oozed history. His family had lived it, told him about it and he absorbed it.
Published on 05/08/13
Enduring bond: Mom, daughter reunite 20 years after abduction
Dalal Waked sees her mother, Lilly Martin of Brandon, decades after being take away when the father left the U.S. with his two daughters.
Published on 04/22/13
Commissioners rezone Brandon wetlands for RaceTrac
The Hillsborough County Commission, sitting as the land use board on Tuesday, approved a controversial rezoning for a RaceTrac gas station and convenience store at the southeast corner of Lumsden Road and Kings Avenue.
Published on 04/09/13
Teen aims to spend six days in box to help homeless
A 15-year-old Valrico boy who gained national fame walking across the United States in 2007 has a new challenge: spending six days in a Plexiglas box just east of the Sears store inside the Westfield Brandon mall.
Published on 03/28/13
Hillsborough hackathon invites students to solve problems
Hillsborough County will host its first Hillsborough Hack-A-Thon in Brandon, organized by students from the University of South Florida, University of Tampa and Hillsborough Community College.
Published on 03/26/13
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit opens at Brandon Regional
With eight new beds dedicated to seriously ill children, parents in eastern Hillsborough County wonít be forced to send their young ones to Tampa or St. Petersburg for treatment.
Published on 03/21/13
Victim of Seffner sinkhole mourned at service
Jeff Bush was a quiet and caring soul who loved his family and friends and wanted to share in their lives.
Published on 03/19/13
Updated on 03/20/13
Zoning decision reversed for development on Brandon wetlands
A county zoning hearing master who had previously recommended against allowing development at the southeast corner of Kings Avenue and Lumsden Road has reversed that decision.
Published on 03/15/13
Jefferson outlasts Strawberry Crest
Jefferson has a reputation of small ball, speed, stretching for that extra base and relying on its defense to back up pitchers. Across the diamond in Thursdayís Saladino Tournament semifinal was a team forging a reputation ...
Published on 03/14/13
Saladino Tournament: Younger Crouse leads Bloomingdale into final
Bloomingdale senior Cody Crouse knows all about the importance of strong pitching late in the Saladino Tournament, as the Florida International signee was an all-tournament pitcher in last seasonís event.
Published on 03/14/13
Valrico ministry furnishes homes for needy
For several years, Cuban immigrants Luis Caveda, his wife and two children lived in a one-bedroom apartment with sparse furnishings.
Published on 03/06/13
Updated on 03/08/13
World of Beer opening Brandon location in April
The World of Beer is expanding into Brandon, giving beer lovers 500 options from around the world and local micro brewers a new location to sell their suds.
Published on 03/06/13
Updated on 03/08/13